6 days in Auckland & Waiheke Island Itinerary

6 days in Auckland & Waiheke Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
1
Auckland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Waiheke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Auckland

4
nights
Auckland

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Auckland is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to SkyTower, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about all things military at Auckland Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Viaduct Harbour.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Auckland vacation website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Auckland. September in Auckland sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Waiheke Island.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
Auckland Zoo ©
Auckland Zoo

1
night
Waiheke Island

Head to Waiheke Island, a place of white sandy beaches, palm trees, great wine, and relaxation, just 35 minutes off the coast of Auckland.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Mudbrick Vineyard, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then admire the masterpieces at Connells Bay Sculpture Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Waiheke Island travel planner.

You can drive from Auckland to Waiheke Island in 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Waiheke Island, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Waiheke Island

Tours Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Connells Bay Sculpture Park ©
Connells Bay Sculpture Park

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